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From visiting the Te Awamutu isite Visitor Information Centre, to getting around Te Awamutu, here you'll find all the information you need to plan your visit in and around Te Awamutu.
Literally translated, Te Awamutu means 'the river cut short', marking the end of the navigable section of the Manga-o-hoi Stream. Te Awamutu is also known as the ‘rose town’, for it's many elaborate rose gardens in the centre of town.
Te Awamutu has a history stretching back to the fourteenth century, when Tainui landed at Kawhia and settled the area. It was home to the Otawhao Mission and St John's Church which was erected in the 1850's and still stands today.
The Te Awamutu isite Visitor Information Centre offers tourism information and visit planning for Te Awamutu visitors and locals. The isite provides comprehensive, impartial information and a booking service for Te Awamutu and New Zealand for accommodation, activities, attractions and travel bookings.
Hosting a corporate event? Need a meeting space? Looking for somewhere special or interesting to go? Here you'll find listings for Te Awamutu Venues.
Located 30 kilometres south of Hamilton, Te Awamutu is on State Highway 3, one of the two main routes south from Auckland and Hamilton.
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Selected images courtesy of Te Awamutu Camera Club / Arthur Uden / Hamilton and Waikato Tourism / Bea Schiller
Destination Te Awamutu is the official tourism website of Te Awamutu, Pirongia and Kihikihi. It is administered by the isite Te Awamutu.
1 Gorst Avenue, Te Awamutu 3800Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pmSaturday & holidays : 10am - 3pmSunday: CLOSED Phone: 07 871 3259Email: firstname.lastname@example.org